SINGAPORE - A 58-year-old businessman, who was originally given life imprisonment for the "bloody and brutal" murder of his wife's former lover, was sentenced to hang on Wednesday (June 27) after the apex court overturned the earlier decision and allowed an appeal by prosecutors for the death penalty. Here are other cases of those convicted sent to the gallows after their jail terms were overturned.
In 2004, freelance Taoist priest Tony Koh Zhan Quan, 36, and coffee shop assistant Lim Poh Lye, 44, were charged with the murder of a scrap car dealer, who was stabbed seven times.
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